Muzeul National de Arheologie si Istorie a MoldoveiMuzeul National de Arheologie si Istorie a Moldovei, Chisinau

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Muzeul National de Arheologie si Istorie a MoldoveiMuzeul National de Arheologie si Istorie a Moldovei, housed in a former boys' gymnasium that was nearly destroyed in a 1977 earthquake, explores world history and the national heritage of the country. The museum holds both permanent and temporary exhibits. Explore fascinating collections ranging from ancient archeological items to more modern pieces, such as weapons and armor and collections of photographs. Of particular note is the 45 x 11 m (148 x 36 ft) canvas and diorama depicting the Iasi-Chisinau Operation, a battle fought in World War II between the German and Romanian forces and Russian forces. The museum offers guided tours in English for a small fee, and there is access to free WiFi in the building's courtyard. Arrange your visit to Muzeul National de Arheologie si Istorie a MoldoveiMuzeul National de Arheologie si Istorie a Moldovei and discover more family-friendly attractions in Chisinau using our Chisinau itinerary builder.
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  • Moldova and the region will help you understand the history of the Museum. The Museum's walls and ceilings of I like it very much. If I'm not mistaken, the country's largest museum. Many areas have different artifacts Museum punting. You can learn new information
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  • The museum is well laid out and spacious but there is no info in English. The Babushkas follow visitors everywhere and eye them suspiciously, God help you if you take a photo without a photo permit. I...  more »
  • its a nice museum and building too. contains very good collection and worth to visit. on the way of other good places for visit too. so dont skip it:)  more »
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  • Nice museum, clean, quiet, smaller than I expected. Very reasonable admission fee. The only negative - staff is there to guard and bout at all knowledgeable nor helpful. You are pretty much on your own when trying to figure out what it says on a plaque 30 feet from you because the area is roped up. Mild rudeness or full indifference are also common. But, overall it is not too bad.
  • Visited this Museum twice in my life and still feel like want to go again. So many interesting and rare things to see here. Very large beautifully arranged rooms. This is a must visit place in Chisinau.
  • Lovely place and rich exhibition of Moldavian History artifacts :)
  • Some nice locations, but pure collection. The museum is ok for Moldova.
  • An absolutely fantastic museum, charting Moldova from pre-history to the present day. All exhibits are clearly and intelligently labelled in English. I would rate it as one of the best national museums in Europe, and you're likely to have it almost to yourself!

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